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RTA proposal moves away from baseball

Apparently, at least for now, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox won’t be moving to a new downtown stadium after all. City leaders have revised their application to the Colorado Economic Development Commission for funding through the Regional Tourism Act, after the state EDC gave Colorado Springs leaders extra time to respond to the third-party analysis… Continue Reading RTA proposal moves away from baseball

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On the Horizon – November 15, 2013

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Nov. 19 Stormwater Task Force town hall Share your comments and concerns about stormwater issues facing the community, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Leon Young Service Center, 1521 S. Hancock Expressway. Nov. 20 Cyber security event The Western Cyber Exchange End of Year Review Event will take place from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the… Continue Reading On the Horizon – November 15, 2013

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Kudos! – November 15, 2013

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Get Outfitted wins Peak Venture Group’s entrepreneur award A new start-up business, Get Outfitted, is being presented as the winner of the Peak Venture Group Entrepreneur Award for the business’ presentation at the What IF … Festival of Innovation and Imagination. Get Outfitted will receive $500 from Pikes Peak National Bank. AMR is statewide EMS… Continue Reading Kudos! – November 15, 2013

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People on the Move – November 15, 2013

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Ron Rubin has been named the Memorial Hospital Foundation’s development director. Rubin, most recently the development officer for major gifts at Colorado College, is a CC graduate and has lived in Colorado Springs since 1980. He has served on various committees and nonprofit boards including The Resource Exchange, Children’s Literacy Center and Rotary Club.  … Continue Reading People on the Move – November 15, 2013

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Starting Dec. 1, OSHA ruling affects businesses

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Starting Dec. 1, OSHA ruling affects businesses

Any company whose employees come in contact with any hazardous material is subject to a new ruling by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that goes into effect Dec. 1. The ruling requires companies to conduct safety training for employees who have contact with hazardous materials or chemicals. That would include hair salons, dental… Continue Reading Starting Dec. 1, OSHA ruling affects businesses

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Strategy: Create, plan, protect assets

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Strategy: Create, plan, protect assets

Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rises and falls akin to ocean waves, even occasionally crashing as breakers. The Nasdaq composite index and Dow Jones industrial average do much the same, although stock markets have been remarkably resilient lately, despite political turmoil. One characteristic stays certain — investing in one’s future remains necessary, regardless of market… Continue Reading Strategy: Create, plan, protect assets

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Terra Verde: It’s still a boutique with style

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Terra Verde: It’s still a boutique with style

On any given day at Terra Verde, multiple generations shop for various eclectic sundries — cards, candles, jewelry, sweaters, boots, jeans, custom socks and hair bling. And so much more. Last week, Bill Griffith helped his children, Catcher and Lexi, shop for a birthday gift for their mother, Tracy Eubanks. From New York City, Hillary… Continue Reading Terra Verde: It’s still a boutique with style

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Ignite II makes case for support of arts

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Ten of Colorado Springs’ most creative minds tried their best Tuesday night to sell the merits of what they do — without actually concentrating on what they do best, which would’ve been simply performing. They shared a different mission this time, making five-minute presentations at the second Ignite Colorado Springs event of 2013, educating 300… Continue Reading Ignite II makes case for support of arts

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Item 18 of Tuesday’s City Council agenda seemed routine. “An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 12-108 (2013 Appropriation Ordinance) for $2,000,000 and the Grants Fund in the amount of $10,000,000 for the response and repairs required after the September 2013 flooding. (Finance – Kara Skinner).” Skinner, the city’s chief finance officer, gave a crisp summary. Explaining… Continue Reading Council ventures into realm of dysfunction

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Employers have options for ACA

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For employers who like to delay the inevitable, there’s some hope. Compliance with Affordable Care Act mandates has a few options to postpone one’s fate. Between 2014 and 2015 lurk dramatic differences in mandates. Starting on the first day of 2015, companies with 50 or more full-time-equivalent employees must offer health insurance coverage with essential… Continue Reading Employers have options for ACA

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